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The Broadcast Schedule for Tuesday, November 12, 2019

2nd Tuesday

11:05 PM (Monday): Sean Corvino

2 AM: Floored Radio: Xavior Varien

6 AM: Democracy Now! Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez

7 AM: The 1959 Jazz Explosion: Steve di Costanzo

10 AM: The 1959 Jazz Explosion: John Corvino

11:55 AM: The WPKN White Rose Political Calendar

12 Noon: First Voices Radio: Tiokasin Ghosthorse

In the first half-hour of this repeat edition, Roberto RodriguezDr. Cintli—is a long-time journalist/columnist who returned after 30 years to the classroom to get his Masters and Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin. His 2008 dissertation was on the 7,000 year history of maiz. It led to his book: “Our Sacred Maiz is our Mother” from the University of Arizona Press. He is currently an associate professor at the University of Arizona in the Department of Mexican American Studies. He is working on Smiling Brown, a project that investigates color and color consciousness. He also has a new book from the University (UA Press): “Yolqui: A Warrior Wummoned from the Spirit World,” a memoir and book chronicling the underworld of law enforcement abuse. Dr. Cintli is published regularly at TruthOut.Org. He also blogs at drcintli.blogspot.com.

in the second half, we welcome award-winning playwright, author, columnist, film maker and lecturer Drew Hayden Taylor. An Ojibway from the Curve Lake First Nations in Ontario, Drew has worn many hats in his literary career, from performing stand-up comedy at the Kennedy Center in Washington D.C., to being Artistic Director of Canada’s premiere Native theatre company, Native Earth Performing Arts. Drew has been an award-winning playwright, with over 70 productions of his work, a journalist/columnist, appearing regularly in several Canadian newspapers and magazines, a short-story writer, novelist, television scriptwriter, and has worked on over 17 documentaries exploring the Native experience. Most notably, he wrote and directed REDSKINS, TRICKSTERS AND PUPPY STEW, a documentary on Native humor for the National Film Board of Canada. Through many of his books, most notably the four-volume set of the FUNNY, YOU DON’T LOOK LIKE ONE series, he has tried to educate and inform the world about issues that reflect, celebrate, and interfere in the lives of Canada’s First Nations. Earlier this year, a film, SEARCHING FOR WINNETOU, which was directed and written by Drew and executive produced by Paul Kemp, aired on CBC Docs POV. The film explores the controversy surrounding cultural appropriation of Indigenous culture in an innovative, hilarious, unnerving, yet inspiring way. More about Drew can be found at www.drewhaydentaylor.com.

1 PM: The 1959 Jazz Explosion: Lisa Sahulka

4 PM: The 1959 Jazz Explosion: Joseph Celli

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News: for Connecticut and Long Island

7 PM: WPKN Evening Report: National and International News

7:30 PM: This Way Out: The International LGBT Radio Magazine

8 PM: The 1959 Jazz Explosion: Richard Hill

10 )M: El Bailarín del Mambo: Frank Delgado

11 PM: WPKN Local News: for Connecticut and Long Island

11:05 PM: The Relay: Jason Bischoff-Wurstle

2 AM (Wednesday): The Peak Of The Night: Alex Panda

The Broadcast Schedule for Monday, November 11, 2019

2nd Monday

12 AM: Paralelo Zero-Radio Brazil: K C Vaz

2 AM: The A List: Sam Hopkins

6 AM: Alternative Radio: David Barsamian

7 AM: The 1959 Jazz Explosion: Mark Mushin and Rob Silber

9 AM: The 1959 Jazz Explosion: David Golden

12 Noon: Spotlight on Arts & Culture: The Cultural Alliance of Fairfield County (CAFC)

1 PM: The 1959 Jazz Explosion: Rick Petrone

4 PM: The 1959 Jazz Explosion: Kevin Gallagher

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News: for Connecticut and Long Island

7 PM: WPKN Evening Report: National and International News

7:30 PM: CounterSpin: weekly news magazine from Fairness And Accuracy In Reporting

8 PM: Counterpoint: Scott Harris

Featured Guests:

  • Andres Arauz, Senior Research Fellow with the Center for Economic and Policy Research, is a former Minister of Knowledge of Ecuador and a former Central Bank General Director. He led the citizens’ audit of the international investor-state arbitration system and is currently based in Mexico City, working on his PhD in Financial Economics. He’ll examine the common threats seen in the social explosions against inequality, austerity, corruption and general resentment of elites across the globe in Chile, Ecuador, Peru, Puerto Rico, Haiti, Iraq, Lebanon, Sudan and Hong Kong.
  • Matthew Hoh, Senior Fellow with the Center For International Policy who, in 2009, resigned his position with the State Department in Afghanistan in protest of the escalation of the Afghan War by the Obama administration. Here he discusses the high rate of suicide among veterans, the research indicating the cause of depression and guilt that leads many to take their own lives — and what the Veterans Administration, Congress and the nation should be doing to address this ongoing crisis.
  • Rebecca Burns, Contributing Editor at In These Times magazine, discusses her coverage of the successful 11-day Chicago Teachers strike that took a stand on important social justice issues, as well as the state of the U.S. labor movement as we approach the 2020 presidential election.
  • Frederick Clarkson, a senior research analyst with Political Research Associates, and author who first exposed,“Project Blitz,” a Dominionist Christian nationalist network that promotes the adoption of far right Christian-Evangelical inspired laws in state legislatures across the U.S. in April 2018. Here Clarkson talks about a recording of a recent Project Blitz conference call that reveals the network’s current stealth tactics to legislate a range of measures including religious exemptions from civil rights laws protecting LGBTQ people in adoption and foster care, and religious exemptions regarding women’s reproductive health.

10 PM: Writer’s Voice: Francesca Rheannon

We talk with social justice scholar Monique Morris about her new book, Sing a Rhythm, Dance a Blues: Education for the Liberation of Black and Brown Girls. Then, fire is raging in California, and some are saying the profit-driven utility ownership model just isnt working. We talk with Ben Ehrenreich about his article in the Nation, California Is Burning — Nationalize PG&E.

11 PM: WPKN Local News: for Connecticut and Long Island

11:05 PM: Real Music, Real Talk: Michael Dunham

2 AM (Tuesday): Floored Radio: Xavior Varien

The Broadcast Schedule for Sunday, November 10, 2019

2nd Sunday

10 PM (Saturday): My Soul: From Me to You: Cheryl Magoveny (fill-in for Mikki’s Room)

2 AM: The A List: Vinny

5 AM: Vision Communautaire: Maud Joseph and Bertho Joseph

7 AM: Solidarity: Garnett Ankle

9 AM: What’s Your Point?: Garnett Ankle

10 AM: Morning Maniac Music: David Golden

1 PM: Sunday Brunch Concert

2 PM: La Esquina Latina: Luis o Edwin

5 PM: Between The Lines – the week’s under-reported news stories and analysis. Produced by Scott Harris

5:30 PM: Mic Check: weekly community discussion program.

6 PM: Ralph Nader Radio Hour: Ralph Nader with David Feldman and Steve Skrovan

7 PM: Antique Blues: Bill and Joan Nolan

10 PM: Railroad Dave Radio: David Schwartz

12 AM (Monday): Paralelo Zero-Radio Brazil: K C Vaz

2 AM (Monday): The A List: Sam Hopkins

The Broadcast Schedule for Saturday, November 9, 2019

2nd Saturday

10:05 PM (Friday): Shut Up & Listen: Mystery Girl

2 AM: Off-Beat!: Rich Kaminsky

6 AM: Diggin’: Emma Speer (fill-in for The Rod Ross Show: Rod Ross)

9 AM: Green Line: Matt Cloutier

9:30 AM: The Forest And The Trees: Melinda Tuhus

10 AM: The Resistance Round Table

11 AM: ¡Barricada!: John Lugo

1 PM: Noah Cooper (fill-in for Second Saturday Magazine: Bob Johnson)

4 PM: Icon In The Domain

7 PM: Capital Radio: Colette Rossignol

10 PM: My Soul: From Me to You: Cheryl Magoveny (fill-in for Mikki’s Room)

2 AM (Sunday): The A List: Vinny

The Broadcast Schedule for Friday, November 8, 2019

2nd Friday

11:05 PM (Thursday): Mark Muller’s New Music Network

2 AM: El Bailarín del Mambo: Frank Delgado

6 AM: Democracy Now! Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez

7 AM: Del ‘In Transition’

9 AM: Zanj Radio: Maud Joseph

12 Noon: State of the Arts: Richard Pheneger & Peggy Nelson

1 PM: Music My Mother Wouldn’t Like: Bruce Swan

4 PM: A Little Bit Of Everything: Bob Anderson

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News: for Connecticut and Long Island

7 PM: WPKN Evening Report: National and International News

7:30 PM: Economic Update with Dr. Richard Wolff

U.S. Profit-driven Medicine – Updates on Berlin, Germany’s law freezing all rents for 5 years, overindebted corporations threaten world economy, prisoners’ slave labor in Los Angeles, French inequality and yellow vests, Bernie’s push to put workers on corporate boards. Interview with Dr. Michael Magee on U.S. medical-industrial complex

8 PM: Ken Reinhard (fill-in for Ray Terlaga)

10 PM: WPKN Local News: for Connecticut and Long Island

10:05 PM: Shut Up & Listen: Mystery Girl

2 AM (Saturday): Off-Beat!: Rich Kaminsky

The Broadcast Schedule for Thursday, November 7, 2019

1st Thursday

11:05 PM (Wednesday): My Soul: From Me to You: Cheryl Magoveny

2 AM: Shambles Radio: Ulises Batalla

6 AM: Democracy Now! Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez

7 AM: Celebrating Joni Mitchell: Valerie Richardson

10 AM: Celebrating Joni Mitchell: Binnie Klein

12 Noon: The Organic Farmstand: Richard Hill, Guy Beardsley, and friends

1 PM: Celebrating Joni Mitchell: Lisa Sahulka

4 PM: Celebrating Joni Mitchell: Catherine Conroy

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News: for Connecticut and Long Island

7 PM: WPKN Evening Report: National and International News

7:30 PM: Between The Lines

8 PM: Celebrating Joni Mitchell: Alec Cumming

10 PM: Snap Crackle, POP!: Alec Cumming

11 PM: WPKN Local News: for Connecticut and Long Island

11:05 PM: Mark Muller’s New Music Network

2 AM (Friday): El Bailarín del Mambo: Frank Delgado

The Broadcast Schedule for Wednesday, November 6, 2019

1st Wednesday

11:05 PM (Tuesday): Almost Perfect Isolation: Art Venable

2 AM: The Peak Of The Night: Alex Panda

6 AM: Democracy Now! Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez

7 AM: Ebong Udoma

9 AM: The Carl J. Frano Show: Carl J. Frano

12 Noon: The Emotion Roadmap: Chuck Wolfe

1 PM: Music, Sacred, and Profane: Nick Jacobs

4 PM: Mike Horyczun

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News: for Connecticut and Long Island

7 PM: WPKN Evening Report: National and International News

7:30 PM: North Fork Works: Hazel Kahan

This month, Hazel’s guest on North Fork Works is Diana (Dinni) Gordon, Greenport resident and author of Village of Immigrants, Latinos in an Emerging America in which she places the relatively recent wave of Latino immigration to the Long Island’s North Fork in historical context and then, through intimate profiles of Latino residents and their adaptation to Greenport life, provides a healthy antidote to the grim immigration debates of this election year. Archived at hazelkahan.com

8 PM: Liz Becker

11 PM: WPKN Local News: for Connecticut and Long Island

11:05 PM: My Soul: From Me to You: Cheryl Magoveny

2 AM (Thursday): Shambles Radio: Ulises Batalla

The Broadcast Schedule for Tuesday, November 5, 2019

1st Tuesday

11:05 PM (Monday): Sean Corvino

2 AM: Floored Radio: Xavior Varien

6 AM: Democracy Now! Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez

7 AM: Snap Crackle, POP!: Alec Cumming (fill-in for Radio Base Camp: Steve di Costanzo)

9 AM: Radio Nothing: Rod Richardson

11:55 AM: The WPKN White Rose Political Calendar

12 Noon: First Voices Radio: Tiokasin Ghosthorse

Tiokasin’s first guest of the hour is Alex White Plume. Alex was born on the Pine Ridge Reservation and grew up strongly connected to Lakota culture. He is a former Vice-President and Tribal President of the Oglala Lakota Nation, and is one of the founders of the Wounded Knee Bigfoot Memorial Ride, which began in 1986. Alex is also a farmer and from 2000 to 2002, he earned unwanted publicity when United States federal drug agents raided his farm and destroyed his crop of industrial hemp before he could harvest it for seed as he intended. A lot has happened since those early years and Tiokasin and Alex will discuss the challenges and changes that he has been through to the present.

Tiokasin’s second guest of the hour is Amalia Córdova, a filmmaker, curator and scholar specializing in Indigenous film. She is the Latino Digital Curator at the Smithsonian Institution’s Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage. Amalia was previously a Latin American program specialist for the Film and Video Center of the National Museum of the American Indian in New York City. She has served as Assistant Director of New York University’s Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies, and taught at NYU’s Gallatin School of Individualized Study. Amalia holds a Ph.D. in Cinema Studies and an M.A. in Performance Studies from NYU. She is from Santiago, Chile (Wallmapu / Mapuche Territory). Tiokasin will talk with Amalia about the current political unrest and the violent protests in Chile that have forced the cancelation of the COP 25 climate conference in Santiago, which was scheduled for December 2019.

Our third guest of the hour is Manuel Rozental, who had a special report on the October 29, 2019 massacre of Indigenous people in Colombia. Manuel is a Colombian activist, researcher and community organizer with Indigenous and popular movements in Colombia and throughout the Americas for close to 40 years. “On October 29, 2019, the Indigenous guard of the municipality of Toribio, Northern Cauca, was carrying out its territorial control patrol in the La Luz sector of the Tacueyó reserve, when three vehicles arrived with members of the “Dagoberto Ramos” column of the FARC dissident group, who, with complete disrespect to the indigenous guard and their legitimate exercise of autonomy, fired indiscriminately, ending the life of the Neehwesx Indigenous Authority Cristina Bautista and the “Asdruval Cayapu” Guards, Eliodoro Finscue, José Gerardo Soto and James Wilfredo Soto, as well as leaving the other members of the authority injured Peteche, and the Guardians José Norman Montano, Matías Montano, Dora Rut Mesa and Rogelio Taquinas.” Tiokasin and Manuel discuss this most recent atrocity carried out against Indigenous people.

1 PM: Lisa Sahulka

4 PM: ReHumanize Yourself Radio: Herman Olivera (fill-in for The Quest: Terry Hopper)

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News: for Connecticut and Long Island

7 PM: WPKN Evening Report: National and International News

7:30 PM: This Way Out: The International LGBT Radio Magazine

8 PM: Hasta la Raiz: Ariana Shapiro (fill-in for First Tuesday Rainy Day Radio: Richard Hill)

11 PM: WPKN Local News: for Connecticut and Long Island

11:05 PM: Almost Perfect Isolation: Art Venable

2 AM (Wednesday): The Peak Of The Night: Alex Panda

The Broadcast Schedule for Monday, November 4, 2019

1st Monday

12 AM: El Bailarín del Mambo: Frank Delgado (fill-in for Paralelo Zero-Radio Brazil: K C Vaz)

2 AM: Shambles Radio: Ulises Batalla (fill-in for The A List: Sam Hopkins)

6 AM: Alternative Radio: David Barsamian

7 AM: One Step Ahead of the Blues: Mark Mushin

9 AM: Johnny Be Good: John Corvino

12 Noon: What’s Happening New Haven: Bonnie Lykes

1 PM: The Jazz Sound: Rick Petrone

4 PM: Kevin Gallagher

5 PM: Digging In The Dirt

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News: for Connecticut and Long Island

7 PM: WPKN Evening Report: National and International News

7:30 PM: CounterSpin: weekly news magazine from Fairness And Accuracy In Reporting

8 PM: Counterpoint: Scott Harris

Featured Guests:

  • Beth Rotman, Money in Politics & Ethics Program Director with Common Cause, assesses the House vote moving forward with the impeachment inquiry into Donald Trump, GOP complaints about process – and her group’s filing a complaint last month with the Department of Justice and the Federal Election Commission, “alleging that Pres. Trump, Rudy Giuliani, and other political operatives violated federal campaign finance laws by soliciting a political contribution from a foreign national—by urging the Ukrainian president to investigate the Bidens.”
  • Yasha Levine, a Russian-American investigative journalist, former editor of the Moscow-based satirical newspaper The eXile and author of, “Surveillance Valley: The Secret Military History of the Internet,” discusses his recent article, “Ukraine: A Short History of Meddling,” and other issues he’s covering re: Ukraine that many people in the U.S.now watching Trump’s Ukraine Impeachment Inquiry unfold, aren’t aware of — including fascist groups linked with Ukraine’s oligarchs.
  • Jose Ragas, Assistant Professor, Instituto de Historia at Universidad Católica de Chile in Santiago, Chile discusses the economic conditions that led to militant protests against inequality and austerity in Chile — in the context of other similar protests in Ecuador, Haiti, Peru, Argentina and Honduras.
  • Rebecca Burns, Contributing Editor at In These Times magazine, discusses her coverage of the Chicago Teachers strike, as well as the state of the U.S. labor movement as we approach the 2020 presidential election.

10 PM: Writer’s Voice: Francesca Rheannon

Today, two books, both with roots in South Asia and America, touching on two of the most central issues of our time: climate and immigration. We talk first with acclaimed novelist and writer Amitav Ghosh about his newest work of fiction, Gun Island. Then, NPR-correspondent Aarti Shahani tells us about her stunning memoir of immigration to America – the dream and the nightmare. It’s called Here We Are.

11 PM: WPKN Local News: for Connecticut and Long Island

11:05 PM: Sean Corvino

2 AM (Tuesday): Floored Radio: Xavior Varien

The Broadcast Schedule for Sunday, November 3, 2019

1st Sunday

10 PM DST (Saturday): Jazz and Soul on Ice: Doc Hardy (fill-in for Mikki’s Room)

1 AM EST: Snap Crackle, POP!: Alec Cumming (fill-in for Shut Up & Listen: Mystery Girl)

5 AM: Vision Communautaire: Maud Joseph and Bertho Joseph

7 AM: Integrative Wellness: Maud Joseph and Dr. Z.

10 AM: Morning Maniac Music: David Golden

1 PM: Sunday Brunch Concert

2 PM: La Esquina Latina: Edwin o Luis

5 PM: Between The Lines – the week’s under-reported news stories and analysis. Produced by Scott Harris

5:30 PM: Mic Check: weekly community discussion program.

6 PM: Ralph Nader Radio Hour: Ralph Nader with David Feldman and Steve Skrovan

7 PM: Antique Blues: Bill and Joan Nolan

10 PM: Railroad Dave Radio: David Schwartz

12 AM (Monday): Paralelo Zero-Radio Brazil: K C Vaz

2 AM (Monday): Shambles Radio: Ulises Batalla (fill-in for The A List: Sam Hopkins)

The Broadcast Schedule for Saturday, November 2, 2019

1st Saturday

10:05 PM (Friday): Esoterica Et Cetera: Jeff Day

2 AM: Off-Beat!: Rich Kaminsky

6 AM: The Carousel: Dave Z.

9 AM: The Car Bob Show: Bob Costanzo, Doug Echols and the Car Bob Crew

11 AM: ¡Barricada!: John Lugo

1 PM: Annette Szczesiul

4 PM: A Little Bit Of Everything: Bob Anderson

7 PM: Songtrails: Caroline Doctorow

8 PM: My Soul: From Me to You: Cheryl Magoveny (fill-in for Soca & Calypso Showcase: Icon)

10 PM: Jazz and Soul on Ice: Doc Hardy (fill-in for Mikki’s Room)

1 AM EST (Sunday): Snap Crackle, POP!: Alec Cumming (fill-in for Shut Up & Listen: Mystery Girl)

The Broadcast Schedule for Friday, November 1, 2019

1st Friday

11:05 PM (Thursday): Ed Flynn

2 AM: ReHumanize Yourself Radio: Herman Olivera

6 AM: Democracy Now! Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez

7 AM: Del ‘In Transition’

9 AM: Rockers Arena: Night Nurse

12 Noon: State of the Arts: Richard Pheneger & Peggy Nelson

1 PM: PURE w/howard thompson – “Apes n’ Roosters”

4 PM: Connections: Eric Cocks

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News: for Connecticut and Long Island

7 PM: WPKN Evening Report: National and International News

7:30 PM: Economic Update with Dr. Richard Wolff

The Human Agenda – Updates on costs of NBA offense to China, worsening global inequality, poverty mocks Nobel prize for 3 economists working on “incremental solutions” to poverty, why Google donated to global warming deniers, and latest crisis in defaults on U.S. auto loans. Interview Richard Hobbs, Human Agenda Director, San Jose, CA, expert on worker co-ops.

8 PM: Glen Hochstetter (fill-in for Ray Terlaga: music, Skies of Bridgeport)

10 PM: WPKN Local News: for Connecticut and Long Island

10:05 PM: Esoterica Et Cetera: Jeff Day

2 AM (Saturday): Off-Beat!: Rich Kaminsky